Nicotine is a chemical produced in the roots and leaves of plants in the nightshade family (such as eggplants, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, cauliflower, etc), acting as a natural insecticide to protect the plants from scavenging insects. In humans, nicotine acts a stimulant and an addiction-forming chemical in tobacco. …Read more
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects elderly adults and is characterized by the occurrence of tremors, slow mobility, and a peculiar walk, in which the back is usually arched and the head positioned forward.
Although Parkinson’s disease commonly affects the elderly, the symptoms of this condition may develop by the age of 50. The clinical causes of this neural disorder has been associated with the central nervous system, in which nerve cells undergo cell death, thus decreasing the …Read more
Doctors who study Parkinson’s disease have said before that exercise helps those who suffer from it. The physical activity improves balance and can prevent joint stiffness which are both common symptoms of the devastating illness. Recently, scientists have discovered that cycling can have a very positive impact on Parkinson’s disease sufferers.
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that affects the central nervous system. It has a huge impact on movement and the performance of daily tasks. It causes trembling of the …Read more
Parkinson’s disease, or Parkinsonism, pertains to a neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by a deterioration of cognitive abilities such as dementia or forgetfulness. This condition is also linked to poor motor movements and performance, thus resulting in the difficulty in performing regular tasks such as taking a bath or simply eating a meal. Dementia often occurs at the advanced stages of Parkinson’s disease, often inflicting disappointment and frustration not only in the affected individual, but among the members of the …Read more